Found April 26, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
IRVING, Texas Before the start of Thursday's NFL Draft, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant let everyone that follows him on Twitter know who he thought was the best player available. A lot of great players in this draft but @mathieu_era is the best player in the draft.. You can say whatever you want about him gamechanger Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) April 25, 2013Bryant was referring to former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu, one of college football's top playmakers during the 2011 season but a prospect that wasn't projected to go in Round One. Mathieu is arguably the most polarizing player in the draft. The 5-9, 185-pounder was kicked off the LSU football team before the start of the 2012 season for multiple violations of team rules. It has since been reported that Mathieu failed at least 10 drug tests while playing for the Tigers. What did Cowboys owner and general manager think of Bryant's recommendation? "I didn't see it," Jones responded with a s...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Dez Bryant says Tyrann Mathieu is the best player in the draft

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant told the Twitter world today that he believes LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu is the best player in this year’s NFL draft. A lot of great players in this draft but @mathieu_era is the best player in the draft.. You can say whatever you want about him #gamechanger — Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) April 25, 2013 While I really like Mathieu, he...

Tyrann Mathieu hosting draft party, backs off flyer saying he will be 1st-round pick

It was already a bad enough idea for Tyrann Mathieu to host an NFL Draft party. When you have a reputation for having off-field problems that include a past marijuana addiction, being a party guy is not the image you wan’t to portray. But it’s also questionable when the flyer bills you as a “1st Round Draft Pick.” Mathieu posted a picture to Instagram Wednesday of a flyer...

Cardinals & 49ers Possible Landing Spots For Tyrann Mathieu?

Matt Maiocco of the CSN Bay Area mentions that LSU CB Tyrann Mathieu a “definite possibility” for the 49ers at some point on day two. Maiocco adds that San Francisco is unlikely to use their No. 34 overall pick on him. Mike Jurecki tweets that the Cardinals could consider Mathieu at some point today with intention of using him at safety & corner in certain packages...

Dallas WR Dez Bryant calls Tyrann Mathieu ‘the best player in the draft’

At least one person sees Tyrann Mathieu as the very best player in the entire 2013 NFL Draft, and that's Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant.

Tyrann Mathieu is hosting a first-round NFL Draft party (Photo)

As we are less than a day away from the 2013 NFL Draft, former LSU safety Tyrann Mathieu is one of the college football prospects hoping to have his name called. Mathieu will be in New York City before the start of the draft and it appears that he will be throwing a party before the start of the draft. Check out the ad for the party which will be held at S&L night club...

Trouble for another LSU DB

Tyrann Mathieu may not have been selected Thursday in the first round of the NFL Draft (it was in Round 3 to Arizona ), but at least the Honey Badger can take comfort in knowing that he didn't have the worst night among LSU defensive backs hoping to go pro. According to KATC.com , former Tigers cornerback Tharold Simon was arrested Thursday in his hometown of Eunice, La., where...

Want to Party With the Honey Badger? Tyrann Mathieu is Having a Draft Day Party!

Former LSU defensive back Tyrann Mathieu, aka the Honey Badger, must know something that the rest of us do not. How else can you explain why the man is holding a Draft Day party on Thursday? Now had he played last season and all his troubles not come to light no one would think a thing about it. Assuming he would have played like he did two seasons ago he likely would...

NFL Draft day 2: Geno Smith is a Jet, Manti thought he was being punked & Tyrann Mathieu’s girlfriend is excited

Day two of the NFL draft answered the pressing questions as to where Manti Te’o, Geno Smith and the former “Honey Badger” Tyrann Mathieu would end up. First up, Geno Smith. Our last images of Geno Smith from day one of the draft were of Smith sitting in Radio City Music Hall waiting for his name to be called looking extremely uncomfortable. He didn’t even have an ensemble...

Patience pays off for Lacy, Mathieu, other SEC stars

The phrase good things come to those who wait was paraphrased from the Book of Lamentations by the advertising agency BBDO to sell Heinz ketchup in the 1980s and Guinness beer in the mid-1990s. It most certainly was not written or spoken or even considered as a passing thought by anyone in the 2013 NFL Draft.For the fans on the floor of Radio City Music Hall on Friday night for the...

Tyrann Mathieu was interviewed by Trey Wingo and kept his composure

Trey Wingo interviewed an emotional Tyrann Mathieu after he was drafted in the 3rd round by the Cardinals. Related Posts Tyrann Mathieu attends Senior Bowl practice as spectator FORMER LSU Tiger and Heisman finalist Tyrann Mathieu arrested Sports Illustrated cover NON-story on Tyrann Mathieu is a joke

Honey Badger says "Honey Badger is a 1st Round Pick" (Updated)

((ht: @brucefeldmancbs)) So, the NFL Draft is a day away (Thu.) and everyone who's ever written a sports related story or talked about it on the radio has come up with their own "Mock Draft". We don't partake in such trivial matters here at OSG Sports, but we do find some of the speculation absolutely fascinating. Kind of like the picture you see to your...

SEC dominates the NFL Draft and LSU sets a record

The LSU Tigers set an NFL Draft record by having 6 defensive players taken in the first 3 rounds of the draft. Yes, Tyrann Mathieu counts towards that number because the last school he played for was, you guessed it, LSU. No. 6: Barkevious Mingo, Cleveland Browns No. 18: Eric Reid, San Francisco 49ers No. 45: Kevin Minter, Arizona Cardinals No. 67: Bennie Logan, Philadelphia Eagles...

Former LSU defensive back Tharold Simon gets arrested in the midst of NFL Draft, just hours ...

(Photo Courtesy: KTLA.com) Apparently, being an NFL Draft hopeful from LSU and also getting in trouble with the law aren’t mutually exclusive things. That’s because in the midst of an NFL Draft where one of the biggest questions remains where Tyrann Mathieu will be selected after a slew of failed drug tests and an October arrest, another former Bayou Bengal was in...
All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.